Issue details

Issue details

Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund: Wave 2.1

Cabinet, on 16 November 2022, resolved to:

1.         Grant approval for Oxford City Council to submit a funding bid in the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) 2.1 bidding round in November 2022, seeking a Government funding contribution towards a retrofit programme for around 300 council houses;

2.         Delegate authority to the Head of Corporate Strategy, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing, the Cabinet Member for Zero Carbon Oxford and Climate Justice, and the Head of Housing Services, to finalise the bid document for submission to Government by 18 November 2022;

3.         Recommend to Council that if the bid is successful it grants approval for the release of up to £6.050 million of HRA capital funding required for match funding under the terms of the SHDF 2.1 scheme in accordance with the estimated spend profile in paragraph 24;

4.         Delegate authority to the Executive Director (Communities and People) in consultation with the Head of Financial Services / Section 151 Officer to spend the HRA funds together with SHDF grant funding for the purposes of the proposed retrofit scheme, including entering into contracts with contractors to deliver the works.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure, income or savings of £500,000 or greater;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/09/2022

Decision due: 16 Nov 2022 by Cabinet, Council

Decision due: Before 31 Dec 2025 by Executive Director (Communities and People)

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Housing, Cabinet Member for Zero Carbon Oxford and Climate Justice

Lead director:

Department: Corporate Strategy

Contact: Mish Tullar, Head of Corporate Strategy Email:

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